Hit and Run Robbers Assault Injured Bicyclist In Bradenton Florida

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reported that two men struck a bicyclist then assaulted him and proceeded to rob him before fleeing the scene.

The victim, Juan Chavarria,  a 40-year old from Bradenton  was on his bicycle heading south on 30th street W closing on the 4800 block when he was struck from behind by a vehicle.

Chavarria was thrown onto the road. Two men described as black males proceeded to take Chavarria’s belongings and the punch him in the back of the head.

The incident happened Friday night at around 10:00 p.m. Chavarria was taken to Blake Medical Center for treatment.

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Bernie Walsh

Education Bernard F. Walsh graduated from the University of South Florida before receiving his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in 1978. During law school, he was selected to serve as a research clerk and intern for a Federal Judge and the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was awarded The National Book Awards for Constitutional Law and Professional Responsibility during law school. Experience Bernard Walsh devoted the next three years to trial work for the State of Florida. This provided him with the opportunity to concentrate on his trial abilities, with numerous high profile trials concerning serious felony crimes. Since 1982, he has exclusively practiced personal injury law and helped accident victims in and beyond Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Florida. Mr. Walsh has been listed in Avvo, an attorney rating site, as Superb. LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell, an attorneys rating publication, has rated Mr. Walsh as very high legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Walsh is listed in National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and was inducted into Southern Trial Lawyers Association. He has also won the largest playground recoveries, one of the top three motorcycle recoveries, and the second largest daycare center recovery in the State of Florida. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a group of attorneys who have achieved career case successes that include multi-million dollar recoveries, settlements and/or verdicts.